Job Title:Environmental, Health & Safety Academic School Coordinator
Company:University of California, Irvine
Location: Irvine, California
|Come Join UCI’s EH&S Team! The Environmental Health & Safety Department (EH&S) strives to provide reliable, innovative and proactive services to the campus community. EH&S and the campus community work together. Our goal is to integrate safety into the culture of our community while supporting academic and research excellence. The result is a safe and healthy environment with appropriate compliance, protection of assets and efficient execution of business processes.
The EH&S Academic School Coordinator for the School of Physical Sciences has primary responsibility to develop, organize, and implement environmental, health and safety programs policies and procedures to reduce losses and risks, and to assure compliance with federal, state, campus, and local laws and regulations. This position places emphasis on locations and operations involving hazardous materials or devices (e.g. biological, chemical, physical, radiological) and advises on the safety of administrative and teaching spaces. The main efforts of the EHS Academic School Coordinator are to minimize risk to the university by effectively tailoring programs and advising faculty, researchers, staff, departments, and school leadership while meeting minimum compliance with local, campus, state, and federal requirements. Serves as the technical expert in several of the following disciplines: Laboratory Safety, Radiation Safety, Occupational Safety, Environmental Health, and General Safety including Fire Life Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Ergonomics, Hazardous Materials, Hazardous Waste, and Environmental Protection. Problems are complex and may require creation of new methodologies by applying professional EH&S knowledge and expertise. Serves as the technical expert for Physical Sciences in the development, implementation, dissemination, and integration of programs within several fields and disciplines. May represent EH&S regarding Physical Sciences at meetings and conferences involving academic compliance committees, campus, system wide, local government, state, and federal levels of authority in matters related to fields of expertise. Will make decisions based on established procedures, integration and interpretation of relevant laws, regulations, and organizational policy; professional best practices; relevant science methodology, impact on other EH&S programs; and senior management approvals. The EHS Academic School Coordinator for Physical Sciences has a dual reporting relationship with the Assistant Dean of Physical Sciences and the EHS Associate Director and receives general direction and assignments from both.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.